magicviolin_bg_main magicviolin_bg_middle_flipped magicviolin_bg_middle magicviolin_bg_middle_flipped magicviolin_bg_middle_flipped magicviolin_bg_middle

Balkan Village Band

Learn, Perform and have Fun

with Magic Music from Eastern Europe and the Balkans

Tuesday evenings from 7 til 9 pm

Lively sessions of learning and rehearsing a colourful music mix from Eastern Europe and the Balkans, in straight and ‘weird’ time-signatures, from folk and Romani traditions. We study various songs and pieces, famous ‘must-play’ tunes as well as unknown and rare treasures.




















Spring term 2020 sessions start on Tuesday the 7th January 2020.

Although it is a weekly progressing class, you can start any time ...


Location: Bethnal Green, Chapel behind the Gallery Cafe, Old Ford Road, E2 9PL

Please get in touch for precise details: [email protected].


The course is suitable for singers and instruments of any shape, range and tuning, including plucked strings. We have a piano, so up to 2 pianists can attend. Guitarists/bassists and other accompaniment instrumentalists are welcome as long as they are happy to focus on the above. PERCUSSION is very welcome, please get in touch for details.


The initial teaching is by ear, sheet music and helpful links for all will be distributed electronically throughout the course. Intermediate to advanced level.


The course is ongoing. You can join any time - please get in touch for

mid-term starter fees and catch-up music packs.




please email for more discounts and mid-term start


Click here to book and pay for the coming term - mid-term starters please get in touch